$42trn investor group tells governments to act on methane pledge
602 investors representing about $42 trillion in assets under management have called on governments ahead of COP27 to implement five policy actions, including committing to implement the Global Methane Pledge.
Environmental Finance celebrates World Oceans Day
To coincide with the UN World Oceans Day, Environmental Finance will host a thematic briefing afternoon focusing on oceans and the blue economy, to examine one of the most exciting areas of natural capital investment.
The SDGs won't be achieved without a holistic approach
A piecemeal approach will not help us reach the 2030 targets, argues Careen Abb
$7bn of Chinese soy chain capital ‘exposed to deforestation risk’
Chinese financial institutions have been urged to manage their exposure to deforestation risks, after a study found that about $7 billion in bond and share issues by companies in the country’s soy supply chain are exposed.
Asia Sustainable Finance Initiative launched with Singapore focus
An initiative to increase the supply of sustainable finance from Asian financial institutions will use Singapore as a hub to catalyse regional development.
Financial centres set out principles for sustainability taxonomies
The International Network of Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S) has set out ten principles that sustainability taxonomies should meet to avoid increasing transaction costs for financial institutions and to avoid policy confusion.
Investor Agenda finds $32trn of backing
Investors with a combined $32 trillion in assets have signed up to an initiative to step up action on climate change.
Investors press politicians to facilitate more low-carbon investment
Leading institutional investors have called on national governments to act more urgently to spur private sector capital into low-carbon investments.
People moves: Montanaro Asset Management, UNEP Finance Initiative, Beyond Ratings and Lekela
Montanaro Asset Management has set up an advisory committee for its Better World Fund, to be chaired by Michael Sheren, senior advisor within the Bank of England's Prudential Regulation Authority.
Major investor initiative to tackle climate change on four fronts announced
A landmark initiative to spur investors to attack climate change on the four fronts of engagement, disclosure, low-carbon investing and policy advocacy has been launched.